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Confederate (CSV)


Washington Hofham Walker

(1836 - 1862)

Home State: North Carolina

Education: Wake Forest College

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 1st North Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

Age 24, from New Hanover County, he mustered as Private, Company C, First North Carolina Infantry on 11 June 1861 in New Hanover County.

On the Campaign

He was killed by a gunshot to his head in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862, possibly while Sergeant Major of the Regiment.

References & notes

Service and other details from the Roster 1 via the Historical Data Systems database. Details from a piece about him (as Washington Hufham Walker) in the Wilmington Morning Star of 8 Apr 1870. His gravesite is on Findagrave.


08/1836; New Hanover County, NC


09/17/1862; Sharpsburg, MD; burial in Washington Confederate Cemetery, Hagerstown, MD


1   Manarin, Louis H., and Weymouth Tyree Jordan, Matthew M Brown, Michael W Coffey, North Carolina Troops, 1861-1865 : A Roster, 20 Volumes +, Raleigh: North Carolina State Department of Archives and History, 1966-  [AotW citation 19076]